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(noun) Plural form of membrane.

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A theoretical question - Genetic manipulation

... of natural immunity, the mechanism is the same one that prevents most viruses from causing disease in unrelated organisms - differences in cell membranes and/or cellular metabolism.

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by Cat
Sun Dec 08, 2013 6:49 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: A theoretical question - Genetic manipulation
Replies: 3
Views: 2207

G.I. Problems from Antibiotic Use

... mechanisms of antibiotic-associated diarrhea (AAD) involve disturbances of the gut microflora and the direct effects of antibiotics on the mucous membranes. The rates of diarrhea associated with parenterally administered antibiotics, especially those with enterohepatic circulation, are similar ...

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by boron
Wed Nov 13, 2013 8:05 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: G.I. Problems from Antibiotic Use
Replies: 11
Views: 1786

Re: Cyanobacteria to bacteria

Cyanobacteria have multiply-folded membranes studded with photosystems where the light reactions of photosynthesis occur. The presence of these membranes is the most obvious ulstrastructural difference shared by all cyanobacteria and absent ...

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by jonmoulton
Wed Nov 13, 2013 4:29 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Cyanobacteria to bacteria
Replies: 4
Views: 1131

Re: Types of phosphorylation ?

... level phosphorylation takes place inside the mitochondria during glycolosis and the Krebs cycle. Oxidative phosphorylation takes place in the membranes of the mitochondria during the electron transport chain. Photo phosphorylation takes place in the chloroplasts of plants and I'm pretty sure ...

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by cash
Sun Nov 03, 2013 3:55 am
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Types of phosphorylation ?
Replies: 5
Views: 7381

Bacterial Taxonomy

... Bacteria The major phyla of the deeply branching bacteria are Chlorflexi, Deinococcus-Thermus, and Aquificae. What are their cell walls and membranes like? Deinococcus has an outer membrane similar to that of Gram-negatives, but it stains as Gram-positive, so it somehow retains the crystal ...

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by wildfunguy
Sat Oct 19, 2013 6:12 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Bacterial Taxonomy
Replies: 3
Views: 1532
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